May 23, 2017

Lions ink seven from draft class to contracts

SFU Athletics

VANCOUVER — The BC Lions announced Tuesday that seven members of its 2017 CFL Draft class have agreed to terms on contracts with the team.

The club also announced that it has added Simon Fraser offensive lineman Evan Telford along with national quarterback Frederic Paquette-Perrault from McGill University under the CFL’s quarterback internship program.

Player Position School Section
Jeremy Zver Offensive Lineman Regina 2nd Rnd, 16th Ovrl
Frederic Chagon Linebacker Montreal 3rd Rnd, 24th Ovrl
Nate Hamlin Defensive Back Carleton 4th Rnd, 33rd Ovrl
Edward Godin Defensive Lineman Laval 5th Rnd, 42nd Ovrl
Dakota Brush Fullback Mount Allison 6th Rnd, 51st Ovrl
Jordan Herdman Linebacker Simon Fraser 7th Rnd, 60th Ovrl
Mitchell Hillis Receiver Saskatchewan 8th Rnd, 69th Ovrl


First-year Leos will arrive at the team’s practice facility at various times on Wednesday before making their way to Kamloops tomorrow evening. The Lions will hold a three-day mini-camp from Thursday, May 25 to Saturday, May 27 before the entire team hits the field on Sunday.